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Shakespeare’s Globe announces programme for festival ‘Shakespeare and Race’

Shakespeare’s Globe announces programme for festival ‘Shakespeare and Race’. Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce the programme for‘Shakespeare and Race’, a new festival of events opening 11 August. This is the first time in the Globe’s twenty-year history that the topic will be explored in depth over a week. Curated to draw attention to and provide…

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JAC: Deputy District Judge 2018

The Judicial Appointments Commission’s (JAC) process to select candidates for the post of Deputy District Judge is due to launch on 1 March 2018. There are 303 vacancies across England and Wales. This presents an excellent opportunity for solicitors, barristers and chartered legal executives (who are Fellows) to apply for Deputy District Judge, which I…

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BSN News Update – January 2018

BSN reported in November 2017 that the Law Society intended to issue proceedings for a judicial review of the government’s decision to implement further cuts to payments made to solicitors doing criminal legal aid work. On the 25th January 2018, the Law Society issued proceedings. The further cut to criminal legal aid payments was implemented…

201711.01
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The Lawyer: Musonda Kapotwe – BSN City Group

Black History Month: “Diversity is being invited to the party, inclusion is being asked to dance” 31 October 2017 00:02 As Black History Month comes to a close, discussions are focusing again on the obstacles which stall black and ethnic minority (BAME) lawyers at mid-ranking levels in private practice and in-house. The 2017 Diversity League Table…

201710.26
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The Lawyer: Paul McFarlane – BSN Director

Black History Month: “To make it to the top you need to be resilient and fearless” 23 October 2017 00:01 For me Black History Month is chance for everyone to reflect on the achievements black people have made to this country. It is also a chance to look at what more needs to be done to…

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The Lawyer: Paulette Mastin and BSN’s DLT 2017

Black History Month: Report reveals “worrying” barrier to partnership for women and BMEs 13 October 2017 09:00 Linklaters corporate counsel Paulette Mastin has spent her entire career at the magic circle firm and has acted as chair of the Black Solicitor’s Network (BSN) City Group since 2008. Paulette Mastin Here, she comments on the main results…

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Newsletter May 2017

​​​​NEWSLETTER MAY 2017​ Dear Colleague, We are delighted to share with you our pipeline of initiatives and events for the coming months.  We hope you will agree these present exciting opportunities to get involved with BSN’s unique platform of services which benefit its members and stakeholders alike. We appreciate and welcome your ongoing support for our work in…

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Diversity League Table “The 10-year study”

               We were delighted to launch and release the findings of the 2017 edition of BSN’s Diversity League Table: 10-year Study (DLT2017) at a launch event hosted by Latham & Watkins on 19 June 2017. By way of background, BSN’s Diversity League Table (DLT) was first published in 2006 and is an…